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Cougars to battle Northern Colorado Bears

Cougars to battle Northern Colorado Bears

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

No. 22 WSU Football will face the University of Northern Colorado Bears at 2 p.m. Saturday at Martin Stadium. The Cougars (1-0) are coming off a 58-7 victory against New Mexico State University, which was Head Coach Mike Leach's 50th win at WSU. Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon earned...

40 years of Cougar football, friendship

40 years of Cougar football, friendship

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

This weekend’s football game against Northern Colorado is a special occasion for a particular group of Cougs. WSU alumnus George Adams and his friends from Neill Hall — back when it was a residence hall — are celebrating their 40th anniversary of knowing each other by convening in Pullman this...

Pac-12 football power rankings

Pac-12 football power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2019

(14) Washington (1-0, Last: 1) Jacob Eason and company didn't miss a beat from last year's Rose Bowl squad, crushing Eastern Washington 47-14. Eason completed 75 percent of his passes for 349 yards and four touchdowns, and the Huskies racked up 200 yards on the ground. 2. (13) Utah (1-0, L...

Cougars trample Aggies

Cougars trample Aggies

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 2, 2019

No. 23 WSU football opened up their season with a 58-7 victory over the New Mexico State University Aggies on Saturday night in Martin Stadium. The Aggies won the coin toss and elected to receive the ball first. Their first drive resulted in a missed 51-yard field goal from senior kicker Dylan Brown. The...

Opinion: football key matchups

Opinion: football key matchups

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

August 29, 2019

Expectations have never been higher for No. 23 WSU football. A year after posting a program-record 11 wins, the Cougars find themselves in the AP preseason poll for only the fourth time since 1952. How can WSU get its season off on the right foot this weekend? Here are three key matchups as Washington...

Football Pac-12 Power Rankings

Shawn P. O'Connor, Evergreen columnist

August 25, 2019

(13) Washington The defending conference champs automatically earn the top spot in the rankings, but UW could quickly fall. Replacing the program leaders in passing and rushing yards — as well as nine of eleven defensive starters — will be a tall order, but the Huskies always seem to fin...

Football season opens against Aggies

Football season opens against Aggies

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

August 25, 2019

The WSU football season starts Aug. 31 in the home opener against the New Mexico State Aggies, but what does the rest of the season entail? Are the Cougs a favorite? What’s the win-loss record? Will Gameday come back? And finally, will they win the Apple Cup? Though redshirt senior Anthony Gordon...

WSU’s flag streak might end

WSU’s flag streak might end

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 22, 2019

Whether Ol’ Crimson’s streak of 224 Gameday appearances will continue this weekend remains a mystery. Gameday announced Aug. 13 it was going to host its Week 0 show at Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This is a location that does not allow two things commonly associated...

Gubrud makes Golden Arm Award Watch List

Gubrud makes Golden Arm Award Watch List

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 19, 2019

WSU graduate quarterback Gage Gubrud made the 2019 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List, announced The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation on Monday. The annual award is presented to the top senior or fourth-year junior quarterback by the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Educational Foundation....

ESPN hires former WSU quarterback

ESPN hires former WSU quarterback

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

July 17, 2019

Former Cougar quarterback Ryan Leaf will be a college football analyst for ESPN and will be paired with play-by-play announcer Clay Matvick calling games mainly on ESPN and ESPNU, according to an ESPN statement. Leaf, 43, worked for the Pac-12 Network calling games and co-hosting a show on SiriusXM’s...

Cardinals select Jalen Thompson in NFL Supplemental Draft

Cardinals select Jalen Thompson in NFL Supplemental Draft

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

July 10, 2019

The Arizona Cardinals picked WSU safety Jalen Thompson in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Supplemental Draft on Wednesday. Thompson became the first Cougar selected during the Supplemental Draft since 1989 when the Phoenix Cardinals selected quarterback Timm Rosenbach. Thompson is the third Cougar...

Spring game raises over $50,000 for Coug Health Fund, Crimson edges Gray

Spring game raises over $50,000 for Coug Health Fund, Crimson edges Gray

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2019

The Air Raid offense took flight Saturday in Martin Stadium as Crimson used a late touchdown run to take down Gray 25-24 in the annual spring game.  The game returned to Pullman for the first time since 2010 and raised $51,830 for the ASWSU Coug Health Fund. Entering the contest, all eyes were on the quar...

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